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On to the next ten years!

A historic, first-ever Theatre Festival and Forum on Cultural Resistance constituted the highlight of The Freedom Theatre’s ten-year celebrations. The week-long Festival and Forum in the heart of Jenin refugee camp included theatre, music, circus, stand-up, poetry and dance performances by some of Palestine’s top artists, as well as talks by scholars, performers and activists, workshops, discussions, film screenings and guided tours. The Festival and Forum ... Read More »

Cultural resistance from Roman time to today

Day two of The Freedom Theatre Festival and Forum on Cultural Resistance saw festival participants undertake a tour of the historical and ancient site of Sebastia. Ahmad Kayed, the guide and a local from Sebastia, showed participants the Roman amphitheatre, which has been bulldozed in parts by the Israeli army. He indicated the spot in the theatre premises, where the ... Read More »

We follow in the footsteps of the cultural icons of the resistance movement

A silent protest march in memory of The Freedom Theatre co-founder Juliano Mer-Khamis, marked the beginning of the tenth anniversary events of The Freedom Theatre. Waving Palestinian flags and carrying posters of Mer Khamis, with strains of oud playing in the background, around 50 protesters marched from The Freedom Theatre in Jenin refugee camp to the Governor’s office in Jenin city. ... Read More »

In memory of Juliano Mer Khamis … We shall continue on our way, fighting for freedom

To all our dear ones … friends of The Freedom Theatre The Freedom Theatre is commemorating the tenth anniversary of the rejuvenation of this artistic sanctuary, following its destruction by the Israeli occupation during the invasion of the Jenin Refugee Camp. With all of the events related to The Freedom Theatre, April sometimes brings with it creativity and progress, and ... Read More »

One week to go… #TFT10

On the 4th of April we will open our doors for a six-day Theatre Festival and Forum on Cultural Resistance. During the Festival and Forum, that will mark The Freedom Theatre’s 10-year anniversary, we will celebrate the vibrant cultural resistance movement in Palestine as well as The Freedom Theatre’s achievements during the past ten years. Come join us! PROGRAM Program Festival and ... Read More »